A Ghosh

Summary

Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric, metabolic, and dietary fatty acids characteristics in lean and obese dyslipidemic Asian Indian women in Calcutta
    Arnab Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Sriniketan, West Bengal, India
    Food Nutr Bull 28:399-405. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Explaining body composition by some covariate factors among the elderly Bengalee Hindu women of Calcutta, India
    A Ghosh
    Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Sriniketan 731 236, West Bengal, India
    J Nutr Health Aging 9:403-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve analysis in 5-10-year-old Bengalee girls from Calcutta, India
    Arnab Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India
    Ann Hum Biol 31:364-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Age and sex variations in adiposity and central fat distribution among elderly Bengalee Hindus of Calcutta, India
    A Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta, India
    Ann Hum Biol 28:616-23. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of antibiogram, virulence genes, ribotypes and DNA fingerprints of Vibrio cholerae of matching serogroups isolated from hospitalised diarrhoea cases and from the environment during 1997-1998 in Calcutta, India
    S Chakraborty
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Beliaghata, Calcutta, India
    J Med Microbiol 50:879-88. 2001
  6. pmc Family history of type 2 diabetes and prevalence of metabolic syndrome in adult Asian Indians
    Mithun Das
    Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, India
    J Cardiovasc Dis Res 3:104-8. 2012
  7. pmc Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism and dyslipidaemia in adult Asian Indians: A population based study from Calcutta, India
    Mithun Das
    Post Graduate Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, West Bengal, India
    Indian J Hum Genet 14:87-91. 2008
  8. pmc Heritability estimation of conventional cardiovascular disease risk factors in Asian Indian families: The Calcutta family study
    Arnab Ghosh
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Indian J Hum Genet 16:28-32. 2010
  9. pmc Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors in people of Asian Indian origin: Age and sex variation
    Arnab Ghosh
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    J Cardiovasc Dis Res 1:81-5. 2010
  10. pmc Factor analysis of risk variables associated with metabolic syndrome in adult Asian Indians
    Mithun Das
    Post Graduate Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, West Bengal, India
    J Cardiovasc Dis Res 1:86-91. 2010

Collaborators

  • M J Khoury
  • Tatsuo Haraki
  • S Maiti
  • Seema V Pradhan
  • Y Takeda
  • S Samanta
  • Mithun Das
  • Susil Pal
  • M Das
  • Minakshi Bhagat
  • Kaushik Bose
  • S Pal
  • S Bisai
  • Gautam Kumar Kshatriya
  • S N Chatterjee
  • U Mandal
  • Santanu Guha
  • Somnath Gangopadhyay
  • Sabyasachi Roy
  • S Karmakar
  • S Chakraborty
  • Riddhi Goswami
  • Ghosh Arnab
  • Sangita Mukherjee
  • Priyanka De
  • K Bose
  • Veeran Gowda
  • T K Pal
  • G Chandra
  • K K Ray
  • Sourangshu Chatterjee
  • Buddhadeb Dawn
  • Pradip Kumar Deb
  • Subrata Pal
  • Niloy Chatterjee
  • Sharmila Guha
  • A Gomes
  • A K Biswas
  • Tulika Das
  • S C Dasgupta
  • P Garg
  • M Thungapathra
  • T Shimada
  • C Kumar
  • S Yamasaki
  • G B Nair
  • J K Gautam
  • T Ramamurthy
  • S K Mahata
  • A Mandal

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric, metabolic, and dietary fatty acids characteristics in lean and obese dyslipidemic Asian Indian women in Calcutta
    Arnab Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Sriniketan, West Bengal, India
    Food Nutr Bull 28:399-405. 2007
    ..There is evidence that women in this population may have comparatively greater risk factors (e.g., dyslipidemia) for CHD than men...
  2. ncbi request reprint Explaining body composition by some covariate factors among the elderly Bengalee Hindu women of Calcutta, India
    A Ghosh
    Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Sriniketan 731 236, West Bengal, India
    J Nutr Health Aging 9:403-6. 2005
    ..Significant negative impact of physical activity on PBF, FMI and positive impact on FFMI in the present study were also evident. Therefore, brisk walking could be useful to increase body's fat free mass...
  3. ncbi request reprint Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve analysis in 5-10-year-old Bengalee girls from Calcutta, India
    Arnab Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India
    Ann Hum Biol 31:364-9. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Age and sex variations in adiposity and central fat distribution among elderly Bengalee Hindus of Calcutta, India
    A Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta, India
    Ann Hum Biol 28:616-23. 2001
    ..Moreover, there existed sex differences in the effect of age on various anthropometric measures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of antibiogram, virulence genes, ribotypes and DNA fingerprints of Vibrio cholerae of matching serogroups isolated from hospitalised diarrhoea cases and from the environment during 1997-1998 in Calcutta, India
    S Chakraborty
    National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Beliaghata, Calcutta, India
    J Med Microbiol 50:879-88. 2001
    ..It is concluded that despite sharing the same serogroup, environmental and clinical isolates were genetically heterogeneous and were of different lineages...
  6. pmc Family history of type 2 diabetes and prevalence of metabolic syndrome in adult Asian Indians
    Mithun Das
    Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, India
    J Cardiovasc Dis Res 3:104-8. 2012
    ..Our objective was to test the association between familial risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) in adult Asian Indians...
  7. pmc Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism and dyslipidaemia in adult Asian Indians: A population based study from Calcutta, India
    Mithun Das
    Post Graduate Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, West Bengal, India
    Indian J Hum Genet 14:87-91. 2008
    ..The study was aimed to determine the association of Apolipoprotein E (apo E) gene polymorphisms on lipid levels in Asian Indian population...
  8. pmc Heritability estimation of conventional cardiovascular disease risk factors in Asian Indian families: The Calcutta family study
    Arnab Ghosh
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Indian J Hum Genet 16:28-32. 2010
    ..To conclude, it seems reasonable to argue that in the study a moderate to high h(2) was evident for body fat level, body composition and blood pressure measures which indicate a moderate to high aggregation of gene(s) in the family...
  9. pmc Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors in people of Asian Indian origin: Age and sex variation
    Arnab Ghosh
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    J Cardiovasc Dis Res 1:81-5. 2010
    ..No study has been undertaken on people of Asian Indian origin to investigate the age and sex variation in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors...
  10. pmc Factor analysis of risk variables associated with metabolic syndrome in adult Asian Indians
    Mithun Das
    Post Graduate Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, West Bengal, India
    J Cardiovasc Dis Res 1:86-91. 2010
    ..Therefore, identification of the components of the MS along with the genetic factors could be one of the aspects to make an attempt to prevent the increasing incidence of CHD...
  11. pmc Association of metabolic syndrome with obesity measures, metabolic profiles, and intake of dietary fatty acids in people of Asian Indian origin
    Mithun Das
    Postgraduate Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, West Bengal, India
    J Cardiovasc Dis Res 1:130-5. 2010
    ..The present community-based cross-sectional study was aimed to examine the association of metabolic syndrome (MS) with obesity measures, metabolic profiles, and intake of dietary fatty acids in Asian Indian population...
  12. pmc Synergistic effects of ACE (I/D) and Apo E (Hha I) gene polymorphisms on obesity, fat mass, and blood glucose level among the adult Asian Indians: A population-based study from Calcutta, India
    Mithun Das
    Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, West Bengal, India
    Indian J Endocrinol Metab 17:101-4. 2013
    ..ACE (I/D), Apo E (Hha I), as well as ACE + Apo E seem to have no significant association with obesity, fat mass, and blood glucose levels in this population...
  13. pmc Obesity measures, metabolic profiles, blood pressure and intake of dietary fatty acids in rural women of Asian Indian origin: Santiniketan women study
    Minakshi Bhagat
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    J Cardiovasc Dis Res 2:61-7. 2011
    ..The present cross-sectional study was aimed to investigate obesity measures, metabolic profiles, blood pressure, and intake of dietary fatty acids in rural women of Asian Indian origin...
  14. doi request reprint Anthropometric and body composition characteristics during pregnancy: a study from West Bengal, India
    Arnab Ghosh
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Homo 63:233-40. 2012
    ..However, longitudinal studies involving interaction of body fat topography and pregnancy-induced hormones are required to further our understanding of gestation mechanism...
  15. doi request reprint Anthropometric, body composition, and blood pressure measures among rural elderly adults of Asian Indian origin: the Santiniketan aging study
    Arnab Ghosh
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr 30:305-13. 2011
    ..Clinicians conducting assessments in this population need to take these measures into account in order to fully account for potential health risks...
  16. ncbi request reprint Interrelationship of waist circumference and subcutaneous fat with metabolic and blood pressure measures among Asian Indian men
    Arnab Ghosh
    Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Anthropol Anz 65:75-85. 2007
    ..This finding indicated the clinical and physiological importance of central body fat accumulation particularly in and around the waist line in explaining risk factors for chronic diseases, e.g. CHD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Systolic and diastolic recovery following the Harvard Step Test in adult Asian Indian men
    Arnab Ghosh
    Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Anthropol Anz 65:427-34. 2007
    ..7/79.0 (after five minute). Multiple regression analyses revealed that BMI, PFI, age, RR and PEFR cumulatively explained more than 36% (R2 = 0.362) and 31% (R2 = 0.307) total variations of SRR and DRR, respectively...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of risk variables associated with the metabolic syndrome in pre- and postmenopausal Bengalee women
    A Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Cardiovasc J Afr 19:183-7. 2008
    ..Clustering of risk variables associated with the metabolic syndrome (MS) begins before the onset of menopause. However, studies of the factors underlying this clustering have focused on only postmenopausal women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Obesity measures, metabolic profiles and dietary fatty acids in lean and obese postmenopausal diabetic Asian Indian women
    Arnab Ghosh
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Anthropol Anz 67:83-93. 2009
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Association of anthropometric, body composition and physiological measures with physical activity level among the children and adolescents of Asian Indian origin: the Calcutta obesity study
    A Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Sriniketan, West Bengal, India
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:731-5. 2010
    ..To look into the association between anthropometric, body compositional and physiological characteristics with physical activity among the children and adolescents of Asian Indian origin...
  21. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric and body composition characteristics among preschool children of Coastal, Himalayan and Desert Ecology in India
    Arnab Ghosh
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Anthropol Anz 67:229-36. 2009
    ..The 95th percentile of AFA was 4.81, 8.15 and 6.06 respectively. Significant group differences for variables reiterated the fact that ecology does influence nutrition and body composition measures through underlying physiology of growth...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric and body composition characteristics in pre- and postmenopausal Asian Indian women: Santiniketan women study
    Arnab Ghosh
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Anthropol Anz 68:1-10. 2010
    ..73] for central obesity status across the groups. It seems reasonable to argue that onset of menopause does play a vital role to alter body composition and in turn CVD risk factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and nutritional status of Kondh: a tribal population of Kandhmal District, Orissa, India
    Arnab Ghosh
    Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Ann Hum Biol 33:641-7. 2006
    ..01, positive association between monthly income and BMI. In conclusion, this study demonstrated a high proportion of adult undernutrition and indicates a need for nutrition intervention programmes among the Kondh...
  24. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of risk variables associated with metabolic syndrome in Asian Indian adolescents
    Arnab Ghosh
    Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan 731 235, West Bengal, India
    Am J Hum Biol 19:34-40. 2007
    ..Factor analysis of Asian Indian adults also revealed four uncorrelated factors, similar to the present factors, therefore warranting intervention as early as adolescence...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of anthropometric, metabolic and dietary fatty acids profiles in lean and obese dyslipidaemic Asian Indian male subjects
    A Ghosh
    Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:412-9. 2007
    ..To compare obesity measures, metabolic profiles and dietary fatty acids in lean and obese dyslipideamic Asian Indian male subjects...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association of food patterns, central obesity measures and metabolic risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) in middle aged Bengalee Hindu men, Calcutta, India
    Arnab Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 12:166-71. 2003
    ..6%) and VLDL-c (6.7%). Significant negative association of chicken and fish consumption with central obesity measures indicates the beneficial effect of both these items in this population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of metabolic syndrome among the middle-aged Bengalee Hindu men of Calcutta, India
    Arnab Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta, 35 Ballygunge Circular Road, Calcutta 700 019, India
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 21:58-64. 2005
    ..Therefore, identification of the components of the MS could be one aspect in the way to curb the increasing incidence of CHD among the Asian Indians...
  28. ncbi request reprint Age and sex variation in measures of body composition among the elderly Bengalee Hindus of Calcutta, India
    Arnab Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India
    Coll Antropol 28:553-61. 2004
    ..Moreover, there existed sexual dimorphism in the effect of age on various anthropometric body composition measures...
  29. ncbi request reprint Age and sex variation of body mass index and waist circumference among the Santal children of Jharkhand, India
    Arnab Ghosh
    Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, India
    Anthropol Anz 64:83-9. 2006
    ..Different set(s) of gene(s), onset of growth hormones during the normal development or their interaction could have been considered for this differentiation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Discriminant analysis by anthropometric measures in elderly Bengalee Hindus of Calcutta, India
    Arnab Ghosh
    Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, India
    Anthropol Anz 64:91-6. 2006
    ..These results provided evidence that the anthropometric characteristics of group III and I were very different from each other with those belonging to group II having intermediate characteristics...
  31. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric, metabolic and dietary fatty acids profiles in lean and obese diabetic Asian Indian subjects
    Arnab Ghosh
    Visva Bharati University, Palli Charcha Kendra, Sriniketan 731 236 West Bengal, India
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:189-95. 2006
    ..In conclusion, it seems reasonable to argue that dietary management including dietary guidelines would be useful to retard the growing incidence of diabetes in Indian population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of daily exercise on blood pressure, plasma glucose, and obesity measures in 55-64-year-old obese Asian Indian men: the Calcutta longitudinal study
    Arnab Ghosh
    Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan 731 236, West Bengal, India
    Am J Hum Biol 18:718-21. 2006
    ..Therefore, brisk walking is recommended to lower blood pressure, blood glucose, and obesity (particularly central obesity) in middle-aged obese individuals...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of socio-economic and behavioural characteristics in explaining central obesity--a study on adult Asian Indians in Calcutta, India
    Arnab Ghosh
    Palli Charcha Kendra, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Coll Antropol 30:265-71. 2006
    ..75) of total variation of WHR in the study population...
  34. doi request reprint Rural-urban comparison in prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents of Asian Indian origin
    Arnab Ghosh
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:928-35. 2011
    ..To study whether the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents is restricted by habitat (urban vs rural)...
  35. doi request reprint Clustering of cardiometabolic risk factors in Asian Indian women: Santiniketan women study
    Minakshi Bhagat
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
    Menopause 17:359-64. 2010
    ..The aim of the present cross-sectional study was to investigate the clustering of cardiometabolic risk factors in premenopausal and postmenopausal Asian Indian women...
  36. doi request reprint Rural urban differences of cardiovascular disease risk factors in adult Asian Indians
    Mithun Das
    Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, West Bengal, India
    Am J Hum Biol 20:440-5. 2008
    ..2% in urban females compared with 36.4% in rural females. Effective urbanization and or modernization seem to influence CVD risk factors and warrants intervention as early as adulthood to check this menace...
  37. ncbi request reprint Interaction of physical activity level and metabolic syndrome among the adult Asian Indians living in Calcutta, India
    M Das
    Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, West Bengal, India
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:539-43. 2012
    ..The present community-based cross-sectional study was aimed to study the interaction of physical activity level (PAL) and metabolic syndrome (MS) among the adult Asian Indians...
  38. doi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in people of Asian Indian origin: outcomes by definitions
    M Das
    Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, West Bengal, India
    Cardiovasc J Afr 22:303-5. 2011
    ..In order to better comprehend the MS, its definition and modifications require region-specific cut-off values and common minimum criteria for people of Indian origin...
  39. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and waist circumference: an empirical study of the effects of waist circumference on blood pressure among Bengalee male jute mill workers of Belur, West Bengal, India
    Kaushik Bose
    Department of Anthropology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India
    J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci 22:169-73. 2003
    ..Thus, a WC cut-off point of 80 cm could be employed for health promotion among Bengalee men so as to prevent and manage hypertension effectively...
  40. doi request reprint Synergistic effects of ACE (I/D) and ApoE (HhaI) gene polymorphisms among the adult Asian Indians with and without metabolic syndrome
    Mithun Das
    Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, West Bengal, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 86:e58-61. 2009
    ..The synergistic effect of ACE (I/D) and ApoE (HhaI) on metabolic syndrome (MS) showed that individuals with e4/4+D/D combination had the highest occurrence of metabolic abnormalities...
  41. ncbi request reprint Undernutrition among the tribal children in India: tribes of Coastal, Himalayan and Desert ecology
    Gautam Kumar Kshatriya
    Department of Anthropology, Delhi University, Delhi, India
    Anthropol Anz 66:355-63. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint The relationship of age, body mass index and waist circumference with blood pressure in Bengalee Hindu male jute mill workers of Belur, West Bengal, India
    Kaushik Bose
    Department of Anthropology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India
    Anthropol Anz 63:205-12. 2005
    ..7%), DBP (12.5%) and MAP (17.2%) explained by WC were high. This significant impact (p < 0.0001) of WC on SBP (t = 9.426), DBP (t = 8.349) and MAP (t = 9.642) remained even after controlling for the combined effects of age and BMI...
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparison of anthropometric characteristics between normotensive and hypertensive individuals among a population of Bengalee Hindu elderly men in Calcutta, India
    A Ghosh
    Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta, India
    J R Soc Promot Health 120:100-6. 2000
    ..Hypertensive individuals have significantly enhanced levels of central body fat distribution...
  44. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status of Lodha children in a village of Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal
    S Bisai
    Department of Anthropology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India
    Indian J Public Health 52:203-6. 2008
    ..There is an urgent need for appropriate steps to be taken to improve nutritional status of children in this ethnic group...
  45. ncbi request reprint Anti-phospholipid antibodies as a cause of recurrent pregnancy loss: a study in Calcutta, India
    A Ghosh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:407-10. 2006
    ..7%) tested positive for APLA. Histopathological evidence was present in all the specimens. Interestingly, one woman had histopathological evidence of thrombosis, but her blood tests for the antibody were negative...
  46. ncbi request reprint Heavy metals in water of the rivers Hooghly and Haldi at Haldia and their impact on fish
    S Samanta
    Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Biol 26:517-23. 2005
    ..Mn and Zn were probably less harmful to the aquatic ecosystem. In India, necessity is felt to develop the CCC values, which will be more appropriate for protection of aquatic environment than comparing with drinking water standards...
  47. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme gene polymorphism (insertion/deletion) and hypertension in adult Asian Indians: a population-based study from Calcutta, India
    Mithun Das
    Department of Anthropology, Sree Chaitanya College, Habra, West Bengal, India
    Hum Biol 80:303-12. 2008
    ..Moreover, individuals who are homozygous for the D allele of the ACE gene are more likely to have essential hypertension...
  48. doi request reprint Family history of diabetes and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in U.S. adults without diabetes: 6-year results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1999-2004)
    A Ghosh
    Biomedical Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Visva Bharati University, Sriniketan, India
    Public Health Genomics 13:353-9. 2010
    ..The influence of family history of diabetes on the odds of having metabolic syndrome has not been estimated for the U.S. population. Our objective was to quantify this association in a national sample of U.S. adults without diabetes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Influence of age and splanchnic nerve on the action of melatonin in the adrenomedullary catecholamine content and blood glucose level in the avian group
    S K Mahata
    Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta, India
    J Comp Physiol B 158:601-7. 1988
    ..revealed significant increases in NE fluorescence and NE content at 4 and 12 h after treatment in the denervated gland only, which gradually approached normal levels 9 days after treatment.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  50. ncbi request reprint Isolation and partial structural evaluation of a cardiotoxic factor from Indian common murrel (Channa striatus L.) skin extract
    S Karmakar
    Laboratory of Toxicology and Experimental Pharmacodynamics, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, 92, A P C Road, Kolkata 700 009, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 42:271-8. 2004
    ..The present investigation thus established the toxic nature of CSS-CTF II isolated from edible fish C. striatus skin extract. Further work is needed to identify CSS-CTF II's mechanism of action and its antagonism for therapeutic purpose...
  51. ncbi request reprint Eco-friendly control of mosquito larvae by Brachytron pratense nymph
    S N Chatterjee
    Department of Zoology, University of Burdwan, Mosquito Research Unit, Rajbati, Bardhaman, West Bengal, India
    J Environ Health 69:44-8. 2007
    ..05) in the density of mosquito larvae 15 days after the removal of nymphs. In the control tanks (where no nymphs were introduced), mean larval-mosquito density did not differ significantly throughout the study period (p > .05)...
  52. ncbi request reprint In-vitro and in-vivo correlation for two gliclazide extended-release tablets
    U Mandal
    Bioequivalence Study Centre, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, S C Mallick Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700 032, India
    J Pharm Pharmacol 59:971-6. 2007
    ..An average percent prediction error for Cmax was 4.15% for Fast release and 3.99% for Slow release formulation whereas for AUC(0-infinity) it was 6.36% and 4.66% for Fast release and Slow release formulation, respectively...
  53. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for coronary heart disease in Indians: a case-control study from Eastern India
    Santanu Guha
    Department of Cardiology, North Bengal Medical College, Darjeeling
    Indian Heart J 57:738-40. 2005
    ..In this study, the discriminant analysis showed that 77.2% of all entry for cases and 72.6% of all entry for controls were correctly classified using conventional risk factors and warrant early intervention for conventional risk factors...
  54. ncbi request reprint Chromoblastomycosis in Nepal: a study of 13 cases
    Seema V Pradhan
    Department of Pathology, Manipal College of Medical Science and Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 73:176-8. 2007
    ..Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic fungal infection caused by several pigmented fungi commonly seen in tropical and subtropical climates...